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Debate Tackles Pros and Cons of Facebook

By Jiayi Zhu

November 6, 2013

Filed under Features

With millions of users logging on everyday, Facebook is influential in the way people communicate in the Internet age. At an event on Saturday hosted by new club Debatable, two sides were prepared to give arguments about the social...

Taste Cheese With Chopsticks

By Jiayi Zhu

May 8, 2013

Filed under Features

The weather is so nice these days. After a long lasting winter, no one on campus can wait to put on spring apparel! Battell Beach takes over the role of the gym, and tables outside of Proctor become the new place to sit, replacing...

Taste Cheese With Chopsticks

By Jiayi Zhu

April 24, 2013

Filed under Features

It is almost the end of a school year again, which at the same time means a  new cycle begins soon. A lot of organizations on campus are having executive board elections. Rachel Liddell ’15, an SGA presidential candidate, came...

Senior Work “17 ½” Explores Breaking and Restarting

By Jiayi Zhu

March 21, 2013

Filed under Arts & Sciences

“17 ½”, the senior acting thesis of Sumire Doi ’13 and Rachel Goodgal ’13,  opened last Thursday in the Hepburn Zoo. It featured nine scenes from eight writers, among which Doi wrote a monologue. “17 ½ is a breaking...

Taste Cheese With Chopsticks

By Jiayi Zhu

March 20, 2013

Filed under Features

The theatre department production this year is called Undressing Cinderella, which will take place in Wright Theater in April. Two weeks ago, the theater department, collaborating with the comparative literature program, presente...

Taste Cheese with Chopsticks

By Jiayi Zhu

March 6, 2013

Filed under Features

  I have been focusing too much on distinctions. Coming to a new culture, it is natural to encounter little differences to huge cultural shocks that remind me of all the distinctions between home and the place I am living...

Taste Cheese with Chopsticks

By Jiayi Zhu

February 20, 2013

Filed under Features

I interned at a Hong Kong-based weekly news magazine in winter term, and I made some observations on fragmentation of information by reading news everyday from news outlets in China and in the U.S. If I only have 10 minutes...

Taste Cheese With Chopsticks

By Jiayi Zhu

December 5, 2012

Filed under Features

I’m not the first one to taste cheese with chopsticks. There are numerous  talented people who have come to a new place with their unique cultural backgrounds and produced masterpieces by connecting different cultures. Ang...

Art on Campus

Art on Campus

December 1, 2012